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Sep 8, 2010 12:30pm PDT
comment on the director's report? ok. >> request approval of the resolution awarding of michael hardeman the rank of commander. so moved. >> all . [laughter] >> would you like me to begin? 16 years. we have a bunch of hardware. the port commission is able to present a lot of these things. this is the biggest one we have come across. there is a lot of writing on here. i would like to read a couple of excerpts of this. the maritime order of merit for port commissioner michael hardeman>uk. he has served with distinction since 1994. that includes four years as president, two years as vice president. he was instrumental in providing direction and guidance to the port staff for the successful negotiation and development of numerous projects including and not limited to the san francisco giants ballpark, thefÑ renovatin of the ferry building, the renovation of the pier 1 ++ additional peers, the construction of the bridge, and the public boat launch at pier 52, taylor street improvements, and the pier 43 improvement project. the port commissioner has supported the port staff in decisions and p
Sep 16, 2010 4:00pm EDT
for the ty to make sure that it lag good transition. news4. >>> when news4 at 4:00 continues, michael jackson's mother sues a concert promoter and blame the promoter for his death. new developments coming up at 4:30. >>> next, a tough stand on smoking even in times square. >>> the rate of illegal drug use in this country is going through the roof. we'll tell you about a starting study. >>> plus, a little later. why falling in love will cause you to lose some of your very best friends. >>> crews down in the gulf of mexico are closer than ever to sealing bp's fractured oil well. drilling team are expected to intercept the damaged well sometime today. that's when sign will be able to analyze the situation in order to begin the bottom kill procedure. more than 5,000 gallons of cement and thick mud will be needed to plug the deep water horizon well. the job can be done as early as this weekend. scientists are still dealing with blanks of oil. they're still coatinthe ocean floor. >>> it's been a mixed day on wall street with light volume. the dow closed up2 points. the nasdaq closed up over a singl
Sep 3, 2010 1:00am PDT
was similarly relentless, and that is why when we had a new president, we were ready. michael, thank you for your leadership. thank you for your work and your leadership as director of drug development of san francisco, because that -- zap worked so hard to make all of this possible. i wanted to make sure that they were recognized, but there are so many other partners who have not been acknowledged, and i associate myself with the remarks made in praise of them. from the beginning of world war ii, treasure island served as a critical base for the united states navy. hunters point, presidio, treasure island -- how proud san francisco has been with our association with our men and women in uniform and the role they all play make us the home of the brave and the land of the free. but when the closure commission came along and decided our fate -- as i said, at first, we resisted, and then, we use our imagination. we wanted to be respectful because during the war, this is a center for receiving training and deploying members of our military serving in the pacific theater, as the secretary sai
Sep 12, 2010 6:00pm EDT
w. bush's administration. joining us this week is michael mundaca, assistant treasury secretary for tax policy. here to question him is kim dixon from reuters and martin vaughn from dow jones. >> michael, i want to start out by asking you about the proposals that the president put forward, the tax proposals to stimulate the economy. one of those was that he wanted to allow businesses to immediately write off 100% of their newly commit purchases in 2011, the aim being to free up cash to invest higher. what we're leading -- what we're hearing is that cash is not the problem. the issue right now is that folks are worried about the economy neck getting better, continuing continuing to stagnate or getting worse. in that light, how much good can you do by simply offering people a tax cuts if they are just worried about the economy not getting better? >> that is a good question. i think we need to put this in context. these are one not -- these are not one-of proposals. -- these are not one-off proposals. proposals. there has been made to states. these proposals now, these targeted pro
Sep 16, 2010 7:00am EDT
and mosque near ground zero. >>> michael jackson's mother and children sue his concert promoter claiming they pushed the pop star too hard to rehearse in the final days. details today thursday, rehearse in the final days. details today thursday, september 16th, 2010. captions paid for by nbc-universal television >> from nbc news, this is "today" with matt lauer and meredith vieira, live from studio 1a in rockefeller plaza. >> welcome to "today" on this thursday morning. >> pope benedict's trip to great britain is as controversial as it is historic. the benedict actually visited there in 1992 but this is the first time a pope has been invited by the queen or king since the 16th century. >> he made his way to the queen's official residence in scotland. scores of people and military marching bands line the streets. not everyone is happy about this trip, given the catholic church's record on child abuse. a live report from scotland, strait ahead. >>> new surveillance video of the connecticut mother brutally murdered along with her two daughters in a home invasion as she withdrew money to pay
Sep 28, 2010 3:30pm PDT
on the agenda, and i would also like to thank michael petrellis. he has been a real beacon of advocacy around international human rights for members of the lgbt community, much known for the light he was shining on what is happening in iran and iraq, and he has been a steadfast voice of leadership on these issues. i would like to join the celebrants, although i did take the time to wrap my present. ° that 40 is great. 50s are even better, but i think 40's are great. it has been a privilege being your seat mate over the past data we will use and watching you grow into this whole being a member of the board of supervisors, and i have tremendously enjoyed the pride that you bring to this job. you are proud of who you are, r supervisors, you have definitely blazed a trail 10 moreover from your background as an immigrant, someone who is proud of your guatemalans heritage and being a leading member of the l? community, so this very small package brings that all together. [applause] and i do expect you to wait that once you get it open. we're going to provide some compensation for -- competition fo
Sep 20, 2010 12:00am PDT
. [telephone rings] michael scott, as seen on tv. - [high-pitched voice] i saw you on the news, and i want to pinch your tiny wiener. it's packer! - oh! pack-man, i thought you were a girl. apparently, there are allegations that sabre printers can cause a fire... so they asked me to give a statement to the press. i'm like, "what? all right." so i do it. it's on tv last night. and it's in the paper today, and it's online. and then i call froggy 98.7, their request line, and i talk to the host about it on the air. it's like, come on, people, enough. everybody, we are at defcon 5. i am officially the second most watched clip of the day on the wbre news site. - what's number one? - oh, that teacher who was wrongfully accused of being a pedophile. now, we cannot let the pedophile win again. i would like you all to go to the website and watch my clip 11 times. - so instead of working, you want-- - yes. yes. - okay. - come on. get it up. that's what-- let's do it. [overlapping michael interviews] - did you see this report that the zoo got a baby otter? it's on the same site. - aw, it's kissing it
Sep 3, 2010 9:00pm PDT
of international relations at boston university and 2010 great decisions briefing book author, and michael fullilove, director of the global issues program at the lowy institute for international policy in sydney, australia and a non-resident senior fellow in foreign policy at the brookings institution in the united states. welcome to both of you. >> nice to be here. >> you know, i'm curious why we talk about special envoys. what is it that makes a special envoy special? why do we need them in foreign policy? why do they keep coming back in foreign policy? charlie? >> i'll make a historical point, first, that i think is important. which is that american diplomacy, for much of our history, was conducted by special envoys because we had no real diplomatic structure. we, of course, had ministers overseas, but very, very small embassies and a tiny state department. and therefore, the tendency to use a special envoy was understandable. our diplomacy, after all, began with special envoys during the american revolution and continued that way, ah, throughout much of the nineteenth century. >> so i
Sep 12, 2010 9:00pm PDT
at michael crabtree. he did i play at all. mike singletary reportedly not only singled out alex smith, but also michael crabtree. here are some niner notes for you. up in seattle, third downs, 1 for 15, their third-down efficiencies. the quarterback rating alex smith 52.5, fairly dismatt. mass hasselbeck on the other side of the coin, 108.3, that's a qb rating. monday, this might be the most depressing part of all of this. monday night football, national tv, the niners hosting drew brees and the super bowl champion new orleans saints. one more time, a lot of issues, a lot of communication issues, getting the plays in late. alex smith said the technical headset issues weren't the primary cause. it was the plays getting late into them. if you're just joining us. akio spike was scheduled to be here, but michael singletary has scheduled a meeting add headquarters. >>> we love our football, we love our baseball and basketball, but this is a pro football market. this was a tough sunday. that means when we go to work or school tomorrow, it will be a tough monday. that leads us to the raiders
Sep 5, 2010 5:30am PDT
seen the headlines, michael vick, plaxico burress, serena williams, they and others have made headlines outsides the sport arena. what responsibility do they have to be responsible? joining us today to talk about this, steven a. smith, journalist and commentator. drew joyce, high school basketball coach at st. vincent st. mary. he also coached a guy you probably heard of, lebron james. and jonathan abrams, sports writer for "the new york times." gentlemen, welcome. greatly appreciate it. steven, you and i have talked about this over the years, publy, privately. let me put that to you. do these athlete have a responsibility to the community? >> i think they definitely do have a responsibility. but even more so, if you want to get paid, the reality is that if you want to be a role model, you want to go out there and get paid, you have to be a role model to the masses. you have to set an example that people would want themselves to follow or people would expect of themselves and expect of their children, et cetera. especially when you are put in the public eye. i don't think it's fair to t
Sep 14, 2010 1:30am PDT
, for your contributions. [applause] >> i am harold. i have known michael since before he was the port commissioner. we became friends in 1988 when we both unsuccessfully ran for the board of supervisors. we went around the circuit of candidates nights. we became good friends. and know him from the calamari and the godfather's forum. we love you very much. we're very proud of you, commander. [applause] >> they are fighting over you, mike. >> i represent the san francisco forum. michael is a member of the san francisco forum. michael, we're very proud of you. continue the good work. [applause] >> i am the class of 1932 when prohibition was voted out. my first contact with michael caine about 25 years ago. since then, we've gotten into a lot of areas. i do not think this is a part of his life that comes out. it is his service to the poor. he was always ready without a qualm to say, "sure, i will do it." we've been close friends for the last 25 years. i would like to congratulate him. i am a native san consistent as well. thank you. -- i am a native sentences tha - san franciscan. thank y
Sep 30, 2010 1:30am PDT
to come back, but michael cohen manages to come back and does another huge project. michael started with our city in 1995 to serve as the head of the real estate and finance team of the city attorney's office. in that capacity, he served as lead transaction council on a number of complex private development deals in san francisco, including the conveyance and development of the first phase of the hunters point shipyard, the renovation of union square park, the new parking brought, the development of the hotel on former surplus property along the waterfront, and the renovation of harvey park golf course into a pga championship course, mission bay, and the trans bay development, treasure island development authority as well that he helped to create. all of those things seem so easy to say, but they have been tremendous. they have been huge. michael has spent more time outside smoking cigarettes and drinking diet coke than anyone i have ever known. michael has lived and breathed our city. michael cohen, thank you so much for all you have done. it has been huge. it has been big. come up
Sep 16, 2010 11:00pm EDT
on the ice after a long summer off. michael vick getting his first start in a long time and clinton portis goes silent. news 4 at 11:00 continu hey, ove, i'm gonna need a bank. any ideas? capital oneank. they're everywhere. ♪ yeah, you're right! [ horns honking ] hey, there's one right up the street. [ male announcer ] capital one bank. the most branch and atms in the dc area. what's in your wallet? ove, go long! >>> a teenager in prince kworges county died tonight after being shot in a high ayattsvillepark. investigators have not named the victim. no word on a suspect yet either. >>> a vigil held in d.c. for a do shot and killed by a memetro police officer. police say that the dog was aggressive on sunday and that the dog bit two people. the dog's owner said that never happened. parrot got into it with another dog. those organizing tonight's vigil say they want to make people aware that pitbulls can be really good dogs, but they say it takes a responsible owner to keep those dogs out of trouble. >>> d.c. fire and ems has launched an allegations that nad frefighters prepared and served f
Sep 1, 2010 9:00am EDT
to her in just a minute. coming up in this half hour, we're going to talk about actor michael douglas, we knew he was battling cancer, last night we learned that it's stage 4 cancer on the david letterman show. and we're going to have more on that and the latest on the prognosis for that. he's really upbeat and encouraged and we're really keeping our fingers crossed. >> a lot of us are pulling for michael douglas. also coming up, we're going to be talking about this wedding couple, this wonderful melissa and jeremy, we have been talking about the reception, and the rings, now the wedding scene. we're going to be talking about that, because it's an important thing for the couple. >> what else is going on? >> also a lot of parents busy assembly school supplies, but a lot of kids are more concerned about their new wardrobe. i laid out all my clothes. >> that's why you're always so put together. >> a lot of parents are putting together wardrobes for their kids and you want to do it on a budget. we're going to tell you what the coolest kids are wearing. a little glitter. >>> natalee's standing
Sep 26, 2010 11:15pm EDT
in texas, you know. michael vick a winner in his first start since 2006 last week. looking for two in the row against the jaguars. by the way eagles and skins next week. mark your calendar on fox. >>> vick jackson the former california bear 61 yards for the touchdown. one of three in the air for vick put the eagles up. philly up 21-3. he has wheels, too. 28-3 is your final. michael vick looks like the real deal in philly. >>> the giants hosting the tennessee titans. first quarter giants trail 3-0. manning will get some pressure. he steps up and wings it into the end-zone. left-handed. and the titans tip it. and jason mccordy makes the interception. the giants are three turnovers on the day. third quarter titans down 12- 10. vince young connects with ken before this time for 23 yards. it new york drops to 1-3. >>> browns and ravens. ray lewis makes his introduction. the homeowner versus the browns. first quarter they fell 13-7. and he throws to antoine boldin. 21 yards for the touch 3 down. they hook-up for three scores. boldin with three catches for 132 yards. the ravens defeat the
Sep 15, 2010 12:05am PDT
, good at can nonon balls. that's -- [ applause ] that is true, though. meanwhile, singer george michael was arrested again. he was sentenced to eight weeks in a british jail for driving under the influence. he crashed his car through a snappy snap store in london while he was high on pot. snappy snap is a photo development place. i would have crashed into it just because it's named snappy snaps. george michael has a history of this. in 2006, he hit three parked cars with his one moving one. it's why he named his band wham in the first place. so, now he has to do two months of time surrounded by nothing but men working out, showering together. he's going to be miserable. and he only has himself to blame. after his sentencing, his spokesman made a statement on his behalf. >> mr. michael has come to terms with the fact that he's committed a wrongdoing. he's willing to serve his eight-week sentence in jail. and as far as his con fefinemen goes, he's released a statement for you all, and i quote, freedom. freedom. you got to give for what you take. don't look now, there's a monkey on your ba
Sep 25, 2010 11:30pm PDT
. london and michael are quite familiar to their commissions. they will both be here. thank you, chief. i know you are pleased to have both of them. you have already told me you are pleased to have both of them. i am enthusiastic about their commissions. it's a good thing for everybody. we will have the opportunity to give people an opportunity to give people on their respective boards the opportunity to serve as well. thank you, lily chan. she will be serving on the golden gate park concourse authority, which is interesting for so many reasons. i'm grateful that you are willing to continue your service here and the city as well. human rights commission, reappointing cecilia, michael, and julius. you have done a great job. i appreciate your support of our director, into the good work, the human rights commission continues to do. where is sam? there you are. thank you, sam. thank you for your willingness to continue to serve on the immigrant rights commission, and your good stewardship and leadership in the committee. michael nguyen. we technically swore in michael, but it was private. i a
Sep 26, 2010 12:05am EDT
the presentation. >>> michael douglas is back as gordon gecko, the role that gained him an oscar. it is the story were the second go around? arch campbell reviews. >> michael douglas brings back the guy that you love to hate, "wall street" with "money never sleeps." >> it never sleeps. you have to pay close attention. >> michael douglas is out of prison, on the make. >> go. >> kerry mulligan the throes shia when she finds out about this. this goes nowhere. lots of dialogue and speculation on the 2008 bobble. some of the better moments include douglas sparring. >> fools make money, bears make money. pigs get slaughtered. >> it runs long, mixed results, a couple starts, p.g.-13. you will leave remembering michael douglas. have a nice weekend, everybody. i am arch campbell, abc 7 entertainment. >>> let's shift to the weather. severe weather? >> much-needed rain on the way, but we don't need the thunderstorms. it is quiet and dry, clouds increasing from the west. what is on the way in terms of rain? look at the temperatures, still slowly cooling down. manassas, 79 degrees. high of 97 degrees today. i
Sep 5, 2010 8:00pm EDT
is meredith whitney of meredith whitney advisory group llc. >> meredith whitney, and michael lewis's book , "the big short.", he says that meredith whitney was a obscure analyst of financial firms for an obscure financial firm, oppenheimer and co., who ceased to be obscure. she predicted that citigroup had so mismanaged its affairs that they would need to slash its dividend or go bust. were you surprised at how much michael lewis relied on the? >> i was surprised that i would even be in a page of michael lewis' book. he is one of the most important authors in the financial times that we know them. when he called me in march of 2008, i asked if this was michael lewis, "the blind side" michael lewis. he is an extraordinary personality. i wanted to talk to him when he called and i was open with him because what ever you tell him, you can tell him a story and he will tell you the story back. he is amazing. i am surprised. i never thought of myself as an obscure analyst at an obscure firm. prior to that time, people did not care about financials. how was obscure in the world of financial, but
Sep 12, 2010 7:00pm PDT
. >> pelley: eventually, watters will be able to move nothing but his eyes. the same fate is ahead of michael martin, who also has a.l.s. martin has nearly lost any ability to speak, and very soon, he won't be able to walk. i wonder what it was that your regular doctor back home told you about your disease and what your prospects were. >> michael martin: he said i had about two years. >> pelley: you had about two years to live. no patient has ever been cured of a.l.s. no patient has ever seen the symptoms reversed, even temporarily. but still, desperate people find themselves drawn to a place that promotes the impossible: stowe biotherapy in la mesa, california, near san diego, which bills itself as a "medical oasis." we asked a multiple sclerosis patient to go in with a hidden camera to hear larry stowe's pitch for his miracle treatment. that's stowe telling our m.s. patient that he can reverse her disease with his program of herbs and vitamins to boost the immune system, custom vaccines, and stem cell injections. medical experts say it's nonsense, but it's the same pitch that we secretly re
Sep 1, 2010 5:30pm PDT
. >>> the diagnosis. michael douglas makes a surprise announcement about his fight with cancer. >>> and making a difference. on the homefront when a dad goes off to war. on the homefront when a dad goes off to war. "nightly news" begins now. captions paid for by nbc-universal television >>> good evening. we have a major storm making its climb up the east coast tonight, and there are so many places where it could strike before it is over, it would take you an entire day to drive the length of the area where all the watches have now been posted. from the carolinas way up to new england where this would be the first hurricane in years. tonight, this storm is back up to a category four. it has not made the turn to the north. 30 million peoe, give or take, along the east coast have got to now hope for that turn to the north to avoid a direct hit in any one place. we've got all our folks standing by to cover it all. we're going to start with al roker where it's a beautiful night off the coast of north carolina as if not to know what lurks offshore. al, good evening. >> reporter: good evening, brian.
Sep 18, 2010 10:00pm PDT
,000 for special olympics. >>> its been almost a week since a jockey was seriously injured during a race. michael martinez was paralyzed from the waist down after the accident. what martinez faces on the road to recovery. >> reporter: problem one of the most severe and shattering spinal injuries i ever seen in the ten years i have been working here and i have seen a lot. >> reporter: the doctor is treating 24-year-old michael martinez who remains at highland hospital paralyzed but recovering the life threatening fall he took at golden gate field last sunday. >>> compare his condition on arriving to today. >> most improved at this point. he awake now, able to talk to u >> reporter: is he meeting the martinez family including michael's parents who flew up to be with him. >> i can't say how he feel but you know it looks to me like he -- little confused and a little scared. >> reporter: the family is considering what stem cell treatment night be best for michael if any. >> spinal cord is very delicate and so far there has not been one case in which it can be fixed. >> reporter: in fact he said imp
Sep 10, 2010 2:00pm PDT
it is uncomfortable. i have been lucky. since the very beginning of my career, from the moment i work with michael jackson until now, i have had the same manager who has always been on a course of enlightenment and consciousness and has been a great source of strength, and he has run at me with people i can count on. tavis: you mentioned obama, and i will get back to michael jackson. >> i just wanted to make sure that use all the hair. tavis: we will bring that back. hold up that photo? i want to see that again. i have to ask about obama. you got political during the campaign this last time around. has that been a journey for you? >> i have always been political. when i was a kid, when i got to vote for the first time, my mother was a democrat and a father was republican. secretly, all of us kids could vote by that time, 18, 21, 24, they were campaigning us because they knew they would cancel each other out. tavis: your mom and dad were working the kids? >> they were working less. -- they were working us. i was raised in a family that was highly interested in community and what happens around us.
Sep 8, 2010 3:00am PDT
with flame retardants. our attached news release, which you all have or will have quotes dr. michael hansen of consumers union, whose organization is one of the many calling upon san francisco to uphold the precautionary principles and permanently halt these sludging giveaway programs. almost a year has passed since the "san francisco chronicle" first reported on this major controversy. in the past year, and has grown to become an international issue. a major investigation by a journalist with the cbs affiliate here in san francisco, and a city hall protest led by the organic consumers association on march 3 and march 4 respectively forced the city to temporarily suspend the sludge giveaway program. previous complaints by the center for food safety and others that already forced the city to stop calling its toxic sludge organic, and thousands of citizens -- you can check your files -- have e-mailed, written, and called to officials asking that the sludge giveaway be permanently halted. it is unfortunate that you, the mayor's appointed commissioners, have so far failed to publicly take up th
Sep 9, 2010 4:30am EDT
'll hear from financial expert michael iannaconne later on. but first, planning your retirement without social security. advice from a financial planner next. the future of social security has been debated for the past decade and our nation's leaders have still not agreed on any major solutions to ensure that government program will be saved. rick rodgers is a certified financial planner and author of "the new three-legged stool: a tax efficient approach to retirement planning". welcome to the show rick. so what age groups cannot rely on social security when they retire? i think every age group can count on it. it is important for your viewers to remember social security is not just a retirement program, it's an important insurance program that covers disability benefits as well. but i think the retirement benefits are gonna look vastly different from those that are under 50 verses those that are over 50. ok, but even those that are under 50 will likely continue to get some form of social security when they retire? if they live long enough. so i think is going to be a lot retire in it b
Sep 24, 2010 5:30pm PDT
been fresh flooding and tens of thousands of people remain marooned. >> brown: mark shields and michael gerson-- sitting in for david brooks-- offer their analysis of the week's news. >> woodruff: and ray suarez updates the story of the social networking site facebook and its c.e.o., mark zuckerberg. that's all ahead on tonight's newshour. major funding for the pbs newshour has been provided by: and with the ongoing support of these institutions and foundations. and... this program was made possible by the corporation for public broadcasting. and by contributions to your pbs station from viewers like you. thank you. >> woodruff: with just over five weeks until the midterm elections, democrats in washington were grappling today with how to handle the bush-era tax cuts. senate leaders announced late thursday they'd wait until after the elections to vote on whether to end them. but today, house speaker nancy pelosi would not rule out action before november on extending tax breaks for the middle class. >> well, we will retain the right to proceed as we choose. we'll take it one day at a tim
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